The Menu

‘The Island Kitchen’

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24 May 2019

Episode 397

30 minutes

Undiscovered culinary treasures from islands in the Indian Ocean, how Helsinki’s iconic Savoy restaurant is being updated for the 21st century and how top chef Dan Giusti intends to fix US school lunches.

24 May 2019

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Chapter 1

8 minutes

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Chapter 1

‘The Island Kitchen’

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We meet Selina Periampillai, who has compiled the most exciting recipes from islands in the Indian Ocean, from Madagascar to the Maldives.

8 minutes

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Chapter 2

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Helena Puolakka

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Helena Puolakka returned to Finland after working in top restaurants in London and Paris for more than 20 years. She’s now at the helm of Savoy in Helsinki, one of Finland’s best known restaurants. She tells us how she’s going to bring the institution to the 21st century.

8 minutes

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Fixing school food

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Dan Giusti left Copenhagen’s Noma to use his fine-dining experience to improve school lunches in his native US. He tells us how he and his company Brigaid intend to change the way that US schools think about the importance of food.

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